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1)

What fear does the verse command about?

1.

Malbim: It is awe of Hashem's exaltedness, and not fear of punishment.

2)

What is "b'Samim uve'Emes "?

1.

Radak: B'Samim is a noun [in purity or simplicity], and not an adverb (purely or simply). The same applies to "be'Emes uv'Samim" (Shoftim 9:16).

2.

Malbim: A fake Avodah is not Emes. Avodah in order to receive reward is not b'Samim.

3)

What gods does he discuss?

1.

Radak: It is what they took from the cities that they captured.

2.

Malbim: He refers to serving Hashem and something else (Shituf). .

4)

Where do we find that they served idolatry in Egypt?

1.

Radak: Yechezkel 20:9 ("Gilulei Mitzrayim Lo Azavu").

5)

Why does the verse command twice to serve Hashem?

1.

Malbim: The latter commands to serve Hashem alone, and not Shituf (Hashem and something else).

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